September 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

UMF intern conducting studies of downtown

KINGFIELD — The town of Kingfield has been working with an intern from the University of Maine Farmington to study businesses and work on grants for upgrades to the town. More...

Kingfield school options to be presented

KINGFIELD — Members of the school discovery committee met Aug. 26 to present their ideas for different scenarios that Kingfield schools could take if it were to leave the district. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Local graduate returns for art show

KINGFIELD — Brooklyn, N.Y. resident Clif Travers has returned to Kingfield for a showing of his artwork. Originally from Kingfield and a graduate of Mt. Abram High School, Travers returns to his property here every summer.  More...

Jacqueline Berry exhibits art work at SugarWood

FARMINGTON — Mount Vernon Artist Jackie Berry will be exhibiting her work at SugarWood Gallery during the month of September. An Open House Reception will be held Friday, Sept. 6 from 4 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Former local writes book

When Maine author Josephine Waitstill Swan found herself broke and friendless in Montana, she might have viewed the 2,500-mile hitchhike home as a punishment, as rotten luck, or as a sign that the world had it in for her. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sara Kittridge Montgomery

1955-2013 — She was about the people and places she loved

LINCOLNVILLE — Sara Kittridge Montgomery, born Oct. 18, 1955, peacefully passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 at her home on Norton’s Pond in Lincolnville, surrounded by her family and dear friends. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Healthcare Golf Classic nets $25,000

FARMINGTON — More than $25,000 was raised at Franklin Community Health Network’s annual Healthcare Golf Classic held July 14 and 15 at the Sugarloaf Golf Club. More...

Registrations being taken for Fall Rec soccer

WMYSA

SALEM — Organizers for Western Mountain Youth Soccer Association have announced they are taking registrations for Fall Rec Soccer. The season begins Saturday, Sept.7.  The cost is $25 per player. Registrations are due by Saturday, Sept. More...

WMSYA Fall Equipment Exchange

Kids grow out of equipment faster than equipment wears out. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Grandparents Day is Sunday  Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins.  —Joyce Allston   More...

Use up Your Zucchini

Maine is a tough place to grow many More...

Tax abatement discussed in Strong

STRONG — Strong board of selectmen met Aug. More...

Committee to move forward with pool grant

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Carrabassett selectmen met Aug. 25 for a regular meeting. On the agenda was discussion of the proposed new town pool and funding for the Lac- Mégantic relief effort.  More...

And so it begins

Kingfield Kindergartener Blake White boards the school bus for his first day of school. More...

Op-Ed

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Sometimes there are no borders

I would like to clarify some recent information in a reporter’s story concerning the recent Lac- Mégantic, Quebec fire tragedy. It was mistakenly written that the Catholic Church was destroyed. More...

A remembrance of Ed Squibb

(1924-2013)

A physician has to be cautious about writing remembrances of patients. The dead don’t lose their right to privacy. More...

Letters

Thanks for helping make Old Home Days successful

Phillips Old Home Days Committee would like to thank all the volunteers who came out to help us during the week long event for their generosity. More...

Community & Local News

Russell Black to speak to garden club

FARMINGTON — Russell Black, owner of Black Acres in Wilton, has been invited to speak at the next Mt. Blue Area Garden Club meeting Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m., at the Trinity United Methodist Church on the Farmington Falls Road.  More...

Annual meeting slated

EMBDEN — The Embden Historical Society will hold its annual meeting/election of officers with a sharing of old sayings (bring one to share).  The meeting will be held at the Embden Town House, 751 Cross Town Road, Monday, Sept. More...

Musket, powder flask join collection

Kingfield Historical Society

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Historical Society was recently the recipient of an Eli Whitney smooth-bore, 58 Caliber Musket and powder flask dated 1849 and made in North Haven, Conn. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

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Community Things To Do

BINGO — Fri. 6:30 pm, Legion Hall, Depot St., Phillips. All paper games BINGO — Sat. 6:30 pm, Legion Hall, School St., Kingfield. All paper games BOOK CLUB MEETING — 2nd, Thurs., 6:30 pm, New Portland Com. More...

Local Church Services

LOCAL AA MEETINGS & CHURCH SERVICES - Free Access

AA MEETINGSKingfield: Wed, 7:30 pm, Webster HallMadrid: Fri, 7 pm, Old Schoolhouse, ReedMills Rd. Mem Day-Labor Day.Rangeley: Sat, 7-8 pm, closed step mtg.,Mem. Day-Labor Day. Cong. More...